PARADIGM Application

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to submit the following information by March 4:

  • CV
  • Personal statement (In two pages or less, describe your background, interest and experience in genomic medicine and your career goals)
  • Research plan or goals statement (UF postdocs planning to stay in their current labs should describe their primary research project and mentor(s). If not a current UF postdoc, please describe which of the three focus areas that interests you and the type of project you would like to pursue. Also, please include mentors with whom you would be interested in working.)
  • Three letters of recommendation (sent to Elizabeth Eddy via email or by mail)
  • Unofficial transcript (sent to Elizabeth Eddy via email or by mail)


For application questions, please contact:

Elizabeth Eddy, M.P.H.
Program Manager
UF College of Pharmacy
1225 Center Drive
P.O. Box 100486; Office 3308B
Gainesville, FL 32610


PARADIGM Application

    1. Individuals from racial and ethnic groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in biomedical research: Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders.
    2. Individuals with disabilities, who are defined as those with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.
    3. Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, defined as those who meet two or more of the following criteria:
    • -- Were or currently are homeless
    • -- Were or currently are in the foster care system
    • -- Were eligible for the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program for two or more years
    • -- Have/had no parents or legal guardians who completed a bachelor’s degree
    • -- Were or currently are eligible for Federal Pell grants
    • -- Received support from the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) as a parent or child
    • -- Grew up in one of the following areas: a) a U.S. rural area, as designated by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Rural Health Grants Eligibility Analyzer, or b) a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-designated Low-Income and Health Professional Shortage Areas.
  • Max. file size: 125 MB.
  • Max. file size: 125 MB.
  • Max. file size: 125 MB.